SIT735 - Communications Network Security

Year: 2019 unit information
Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Assumed knowledge: Computer networks
Unit chair:

Rolando Trujillo





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Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 1 hour online seminar per fortnight, 1 x 2 hour face-to-face workshop per week.
Cloud:  1 x 1 hour of scheduled online seminar per fortnight.


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SIT735 provides students with theoretical knowledge and practical training in information security for application in communication networks. Students will explore concepts and issues pertaining to network security, and examine methods and technologies for securing communications systems using network security standards. Students will assess threat models and vulnerabilities of communication networks and their corresponding defence mechanisms.


Online quiz 10%, technical report and presentation 30%, examination 60%

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